VegasCasino offers entertainment for the vast majority of people. We want you to enjoy your gaming in a dynamic, relaxed and safe environment.
1. Underage players
VegasCasino does not allow anyone under 18 years of age to open an account. Any minor who attempts to open an account with us or anyone who assists an underage person to open an account with us breaches our Terms & Conditions.
You can take the following measures to help protect minors:
- Do not share your log-in details with anyone.
- Do not enable the ‘remember password’ function on the log-in screens.
- Do not share your credit card or bank account details with minors.
- Install parental control software or internet filter software on your computers if there are persons under 18 in your household. Such software can be obtained at www.netnanny.com and www.cyberpatrol.com.
2. Gaming problem
There are lots of activities which can become a problem if not done in moderation (for example, alcohol consumption, shopping, playing video games). The same can occur with gaming. Signs of addiction are often hard to see in yourself or in another person and very often may not even be related to money. Gambling can be a symptom of a wider problem.
It may be that a game has become a means of escape or of not confronting another dilemma. It can be that the motivation is so subconscious that the person is not even aware of the real issues and the possible consequences. In that case there is professional help available.
It is critically important to catch this kind of behaviour early before the practical consequences have a chance to impact. Unfortunately for this disease, the symptoms are not just physical but can be financial and social.
Fortunately, most of us can bet and play happily all our lives without it ever becoming a problem.
3. How do I tell if I am at risk?
We have eight rules for safer betting on VegasCasino:
- Casino bets are just fun. They are not and never can be a career.
- Never double up just to win back losses.
- Set a daily, weekly or monthly budget well within the limits of what you can afford to lose.
- Never play cards or casino for money when you are drunk, on drugs, tired or feeling down.
- Keep an eye on how long you are online and keep track of the bets you place at My Bets.
- Take breaks to make sure you stay fresh.
- Set a budget before you start and stick to it.
- Enjoy yourself!
- If you feel you may be at risk of developing a dependency on gambling, there are many specialist services and websites which can help you. You can find a simple self-assessment test on www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk which can help you determine whether gaming may be becoming a problem for you.
4.Our Services and Tools
VegasCasino offers a wide range of services which can assist you if you feel that you are developing a dependency towards gambling.
VegasCasino has put in place a series of measures so that members can bet and play in a safe environment. Your account has been designed and set up so you can enjoy yourself safely.
When you are playing games of skill and chance that involve money, the outcome by definition is never sure. Even if a coin has been flipped ten times and comes up heads ten times, the chances of it being tails on the next spin are still 50%. That’s life.
There are certain ways in which you can make your whole experience not just safer but more fun. In order to make use of the deposit limit feature, you must log in to your Account via www.vegascasino.com. We encourage you to consider these measures when playing on VegasCasino:
4.1. Set a limit
Deposit limits are part of our Responsible Gaming Policy and can help you to control the amount you spend. You can choose to implement a daily, weekly or monthly limit. Alternatively, you can choose to implement a combination of these limits for extra control. We recommend that members set a limit on the amount of money they spend.
You can set your own limits from your Accounts Limit page in which these can be set on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. Once a limit has been set, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You can reduce your limit by using the same process. However, if you want to increase your limit, or reset it, the a 7-day waiting period will take effect before you can implement your change.
For more information on "Time Limits" and "Loss Limits", see our section Responsible Gaming at the bottom of our site. If you have any questions on setting limits, please contact our Customer Service team who are here to help and assist you.
5. Track your activity
Your account gives you a complete record of all the bets you have ever placed so it is easy and simple to keep track of what you are doing, how long it is taking and whether you are betting sensibly or not.
6. Contact our Customer Service team
All members of our Customer Service team have been trained in social responsibility and are aware of the risks of compulsive gambling. If you feel you might be at risk, they are here to help by explaining the measures you can take on VegasCasino to restrict your gambling and by pointing you in the direction of specialist organisations which can help you. You can contact our Customer Service team by emailing [email protected]
If you feel that you may becoming dependent on gambling, you should consider permanently excluding yourself from all gambling environments, both offline and online. Should you take the decision to no longer play with us, then you're only one step away from your self-exclusion settings. Here you can permanently block your access to the site; VegasCasino. If you wish to self-exclude yourself for a set period of time, you can do this by changing your account status to “Temporary self-exclusion” for a period of ‘7 days, 1 month, 6 months, 1 year or indefinitely’ at ‘My Account’ and then ‘Responsible Gaming’. Once your chosen self-exclusion period has passed, you may opt to re-activate your account. We will send you an email upon expiry of the period. If you wish to play with VegasCasino again, you must confirm this by replying to the re-activation email and agreeing to the Terms & Conditions related to the re-activation of your account.
We have measures in place to ensure that, as soon as your self-exclusion request is processed, we will no longer allow you to play on VegasCasino, via a computer, mobile or tablet device, and you will not be able to re-open your account or open a new account on vegascasino.com at any time in the future for permanent self-exclusions or during your temporary self-exclusion period. While we provide our best endeavours to offer you a variety of tools so that you can gamble responsibly, kindly note that we take no responsibility and exclude any, and all forms of liability whatsoever in cases where you violate our terms and conditions by opening or attempting to open multiple accounts with us and/or by providing false and/or misleading data and/or personal details.
In the event that you succeed in opening a new Account by using false data, or via any similar means, you agree that all liability for any losses subsequently incurred by you as a result of using our Services will fall on you and will not fall on VegasCasino. Should we become aware that you have used false data, or any similar means, to open an Account with us, we reserve the right to immediately close that Account. You will need to send us a withdrawal request if you have any balance outstanding on your account, but we will not allow you to bet. If you have any bets (such as sports bets or registrations for poker tournaments) which are yet to be settled at the time of closure of the Account, those outstanding/pending bets will not be cancelled, and it is your responsibility to contact [email protected] to arrange to transfer to your bank account any winnings resulting from the outcome of such bets once settled. You will still be permitted to play for fun in our casino universe even if you no longer have an account with us, but you will not be at risk of losing any money. Once you have self-excluded, we will use our best endeavours not to send you any further marketing materials and, in any event, will ensure that we will not send you any further marketing materials after 48 hours of account closure.
If you have any questions in regards to self-exclusion, please contact our Customer Service team who are here to help and assist you.
8. Limitation of liability
We trust you understand that all of the responsible gaming tools listed here have been developed over years to assist our customers to gamble responsibly. While we use our best efforts to ensure that the measures which we implement as part of our commitment to responsible gaming are error-free, we trust you understand that human error cannot be completely excluded and we therefore solicit your full collaboration at all times. We take no responsibility for, and exclude any and all forms of liability whatsoever, in cases where you violate our terms and conditions by opening or attempting to open multiple accounts with us and/or by providing false and/or misleading data/personal details and/or attempting to bypass limits, functionalities, exclusions and/or other responsible gaming tools previous set and/or requested by you.
If you feel that you would like professional help with your gambling, or if you know someone who may be at risk, there are a number of counselling services available which can help. Please note that VegasCasino is in no way affiliated with the following services:
This website has Live Help and an online forum where you can find help and information Helpline : 0845 6000 133
Gamble Aware: www.gambleaware.co.uk
Gamble Aware is managed by the Responsibility in Gambling Trust, an independent charity which funds treatment, research and education about responsible gambling. It was set up by the UK Gambling Commission in conjunction with other organisations such as the National Consumer Council and the Department of Health.
Gamblers Anonymous: www.gamblersanonymous.org.uk
There are 20 questions on the Gamblers Anonymous site that you can use to determine whether or not you might have taken your gambling too far. You can undertake a simple self-assessment test here.
The site also has live chat rooms and an online forum.
Harvard Medical School: www.gamblingselfchange.org
Harvard Medical School runs a website which has links to further sources of help and advice and another questionnaire to assess your own risk.
10. Blocking software
If you feel that you may be at risk of developing a dependency on gambling or would like to be certain that no one, including you, can access gambling sites, you may consider installing software with the sole purpose of preventing users from accessing any gaming sites. There are non-affiliated sites that offer an installable product that is aimed at only blocking gambling related sites or software. One example of these services is Betfilter (http://www.betfilter.com/). This software cannot be removed from a device once installed; this is to ensure maximum protection to those affected by gambling problems. Betfilter also works on existing downloadable clients currently on your device.